Vanessa Cokaric

Menhir Dance Company

Vanessa was born in Puglia in 1990. She works as a dancer between Italy and Germany and currently lives in Berlin where she works at the theater of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden opera and the Volksbühne. Her artistic research embraces different experiences of contemporary dance and blends them in relation with the work behind the camera, multimedia and interactivity. Since 2015 she has been a member of the Palindrome dance company. She has been recently invited together with Dario Iurilli as artist in residence in the framework of LE DANZATRICI Archeology of contemporary, a project developed by Menhir Dance Company. Portrait Photo R. Cecchini

Menhir Dance Company

MENHIR is a contemporary dance organization based in Ruvo di Puglia - Metropolitan City of Bari, South of Italy. Since 2009 realized several productions, international educational courses, international programs and audience engagement projects (LE DANZATRICI, archeology of contemporary). Between 2018 and 2020 Menhir diffused more than 40 performances in the regional and national contemporary dance scene and GENESI, the last creation by Giulio De Leo, was presented in Matera Capitale 2019. Since 2017 Menhir is responsible of TALOS FESTIVAL dance program and since 2019 is partner of Fondazione Fabbrica Europa in Florence for the realization of CRISOL, creative processes. Photo Cinzia Cantatore

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